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|The Narrow Road - D.W. Griffith|
The Narrow Road was directed by D W Griffith in 1912. I deals with the temptations faced by an ex-con. Mary Pickford is the girl.
Keywords: silents; prison; crime
This is the famous and, as of 2011, only surviving excerpt from The Grim Game, a 1919 silent film starring the world renowned escape artist and magician Harry Houdini. Framed for murder and unjustly imprisoned, Harvey Hanford, played by Houdini, uses his powers of escape to flee prison and pursue those who set him up and hold his fiancee hostage. This scene, filmed in Santa Monica, California, calls for Hanford to transfer from one plane to another in mid-air in an attempt to rescue his fiancee ...
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